The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast


Hi94° Sunny


Lo67° Clear


Hi94° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo66° Clear


Hi91° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo64° Mostly Clear


Hi86° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo64° Partly Cloudy


Hi84° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo61° Mostly Clear


Everyday Business | In Chelan: Talking health for 40 years

This is one healthy relationship: For the 40th straight year, the Washington State Hospital Association will hold its annual Rural Hospital Leadership Conference at Campbell’s Resort in Chelan. It starts today (Sunday) and … hey, can anyone check out this rash?

Wenatchee ag supplier settles on waste violations

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee’s Northwest Wholesale and the company they hired to clean up chemicals after last summer’s Sleepy Hollow Fire have agreed to pay a $39,330 fine for mishandling acid wastewater that resulted from the cleanup.

Sliding into summer

Glen Prosser with Prosser and Sons of Spokane, takes apart playground equipment at Kenroy Elementary School on Tuesday, getting ready to move it to the opposite side of the school. He says he has worked on play areas for 35 years. "I've been assembling them so long that I'm taking out what I've put in," he says.

And the winners are … 31 wineries, 233 wines compete

Here are the medal winners from this year's Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival wine competition. Nine judges swirled, sipped and spit out 233 wines from 31 regional wineries for the sixth annual competition.

Everyday Business: Mack’s hooks lure maker

You anglers will be familiar with fish-snagging names such as Wedding Ring, Smile Blade, Rock Dancer and Flash Lite Troll — all lures made by the Wenatchee-based and world-famous Mack’s Lure, Inc.

Designer draws on the tropical and tribal

EAST WENATCHEE — Sexy off-the-shoulder-swimwear hangs side-by-side with bead-and-feather tribal costumes in designer Tonya Bautista’s basement studio.

DOT looking to sell eastside Loop Trail property

EAST WENATCHEE — In the mid-1950s, the state Department of Transportation acquired several miles of riverfront property between the Rocky Reach Dam and Ninth Street with the intent of building a highway.

Feil Orchards: Roundabout could be good for business

BAKER FLATS — The fruit tables at the Jack Feil Orchards fruit stand are so close to Highway 97 that a passenger in a passing car could almost reach out and grab a picture-perfect Bing cherry or juicy apricot.

Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival wine competition is a wrap

The swirling, sipping, spitting and splitting hairs about which wines win gold, silver or bronze are done. Now the countdown begins to the big party where all with a ticket will get to taste the best wines to be had in North Central Washington.

New boutique opens at Pybus

WENATCHEE — A Cashmere retailer of handmade jewelry and crafts opened a second location Saturday at Pybus Public Market in Wenatchee.